- Man who attempted self-immolation outside Supreme Court dies in hospital
- Along with the man, a woman had also attempted self-immolation and is undergoing treatment.
- The youth was 65 percent, while the 24-year-old girl was scorched up to 85 percent.
A 27-year-old man, who allegedly attempted suicide with a woman outside the Supreme Court, died this morning. police gave this information. He told that on Monday, a 27-year-old youth had suffered 65 per cent burns while a 24-year-old girl was scorched by 85 per cent in an attempt to immolate herself. Both were admitted to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. Police said that the woman is undergoing treatment.
The girl had accused BSP MP of rape
According to the police, the girl hails from Ghazipur in Uttar Pradesh and was allegedly raped by Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Atul Rai in 2019. The MP is in jail in judicial custody for two years in this case. Before attempting suicide, the woman recorded a video on Facebook Live with her colleague, revealing her identity and alleging that she had filed a rape case against Rai in 2019. The girl has alleged that some senior police officers and others are supporting the accused.
Police had put out the fire by putting a blanket
New Delhi Deputy Commissioner of Police Deepak Yadav had said that the investigation is going on to find out the exact reason behind the incident. But it is suspected that the girl tried to commit suicide out of fear of being implicated in the fraud case by the accused party. Deputy Commissioner of Police Deepak Yadav said that the police team present on the spot immediately put blankets on them and doused the fire. He told that both were immediately taken to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital.
The girl had told that her life was in danger
In a Facebook Live video, the woman claimed that a local court in Uttar Pradesh has issued a non-bailable warrant against her and the judge has also issued summons to her. In March, the girl had filed an application in the Supreme Court requesting to transfer the trial of the rape case from Prayagraj to a Delhi court, citing threat to her life. Later in August, a local court in Varanasi issued a non-bailable warrant against the woman based on a forgery complaint lodged by the accused MP’s brother.